Legendary Stolen Tapestry ‘Virgin And Saint Vincent,’ Worth $1.3 Million, May Have Been Found (PHOTO)

Thirty two years after a tapestry possibly worth $1.3 million was stolen from Spain, the “Virgin and Saint Vincent” is believed to have been found in Houston, Texas. The coveted decor is currently being investigated by U.S. customs special agents, who told My San Antonio news that he was “pretty much convinced” of the work’s validity from the day he saw the work in person. The 16th century work, which depicts the Virgin Mary along with a number of Catholic saints, has been missing since it was stolen from Spain’s Roda de Isábena cathedral in 1979. Notorious bandit René Alphonse Van Den Berghe, who often goes by the praiseworthy moniker “Erik the Belgian,” claimed responsibility for the grand caper. Read More…
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Legendary Stolen Tapestry ‘Virgin And Saint Vincent,’ Worth $1.3 Million, May Have Been Found (PHOTO)

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